Former Bachelor Charlie O'Connell Has a New Girlfriend!

Celebrity News Aug. 24, 2010 AT 10:20AM
Former Bachelor Charlie O'Connell Has a New Girlfriend!

Former Bachelor Charlie O'Connell has a new girlfriend, he tells UsMagazine.com exclusively.

O'Connell - the brother of actor Jerry O’Connell and star of the ABC show's seventh season - has been seeing spa director Courtney Buntin Victor.

PHOTOS: Bachelor stars, where are they now

He tells Us they met about two months ago in San Antonio.

"We ran into each other at a party and stayed up all night talking," says O'Connell, 35, who split from Sarah Brice (whom he chose on The Bachelor) this past April.

Though the relationship is long distance (he's mostly in NYC; she's in Savannah, Ga.), he tells Us, "We've been bouncing back and forth. It's going great. It's refreshing to be dating again."

PHOTOS: Shirtless Bachelors

What does he love most about his new lady?

"Her personality!" he gushes. "She's fun to be around and everyone likes her. She's real sweet, she talks to everyone."

She's even met his folks! “We played Monopoly the other night, and she made one of the worst decisions that made my dad win," says O'Connell. "My dad appreciated it."

PHOTOS: Biggest Bachelor splits

O'Connell says he plans to visit her down south soon.

Says the smitten reality star, "I can’t wait – as long as it's not 106 degrees! We’re taking it one trip at a time."

How we use your email
X

We may use your e-mail address to send you the newsletter and offers that may interest you, on behalf of Us Weekly and its partners. For more information please read our Privacy Policy.

comments powered by Disqus

ADVERTISEMENT